A pluralistic media promoted citizen access to information, and the media was free to play an impartial and objective role in covering electoral issues
- The structure of media ownership should be transparent.
- States should take steps to ensure a free and independent media.
- Public service media should ensure the public receive adequate and politically balanced information during election periods.
- The state should endeavor to ensure a pluralistic media that allows its citizens to access a variety of viewpoints and media outlets.